Authorities identify man found dead near Hwy 229 in Elmore County

Published: Dec. 17, 2016 at 4:09 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 17, 2016 at 10:44 PM CST
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ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - An investigation is underway after a body was found near Highway 229 on Saturday, according to the Elmore County Sheriff's Office.

According to Sheriff Bill Franklin, the body was spotted by an Elmore County citizen at the intersection of Taylor Road and New Quarters Road around 6 a.m.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they discovered a deceased adult male who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.

Franklin says the victim has been identified as 26-year-old Stephvon Adams, of Tallassee.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, you are asked to call the sheriff's office at 334-567-5441.

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